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January 3, 2018

Roasted Curry Vegetables

Roasting is one of my most favorite ways to cook, particularly in the fall and winter.  Enjoy this flavor-packed vegetarian, vegan and paleo dish.  Its gluten […]
December 27, 2017

Beef Tenderloin with a Mustard Seed Herb Rub

This delicious dish pretty much works with any meat and has so much flavor!  Try with Prime Rib to make it a delicious holiday meal staple. […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

July 19, 2018

Chef Jodi Visits Coastal Roots Farm

Earlier this month, Chef Jodi paid a visit to the Coastal Roots Farm, a nonprofit community farm and education center located in Encinitas. The Farm is […]
July 3, 2018

Chef Jodi’s 4th of July Menu

It’s time to celebrate Independence Day, and if you’re looking for some menu inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!  Below is the menu Chef Jodi […]
December 29, 2016

New Year’s Eve Checklist

There’s nothing like a festive New Year’s Eve party, and with 2017 being right around the corner, you may feel compelled to throw a bash of […]
December 28, 2016

Parmesan Cheese Baskets

What You’ll Need: 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Butter to coat frying pan What to Do: In a small frying pan, heat butter and melt with […]
December 27, 2016

Spicy Edamame

This dish is perfect for a holiday party or get-together.  Enjoy! What You’ll Need: 1 – 2 packages edamame in pod (or frozen) 1 Tablespoon sesame […]
December 22, 2016

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

The best holiday gifts are the ones you can eat!  If you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, why not make your own?  All of these […]
December 20, 2016

Healthy Eating Over the Holidays

More than likely, you’re headed to some kind of holiday party over the next week or so.  Here are five helpful tips to enjoy the party […]
December 15, 2016

Holiday Kitchen Tips

The holiday season is winding to a close, but there’s still a couple holidays to go.  If you plan on entertaining for any of them, not […]
December 14, 2016

Baked Goat Cheese

This is a fabulous appetizer for the holidays.  Not only is it simple to make, but it’s full of flavor, too!  What You’ll Need:  1 10-oz. […]
December 13, 2016

Holiday Tablescapes

Nothing is more important than the tablescape when having guests over for some holiday entertaining this month.  Thankfully, we’re here to help you out!  Read on […]
December 9, 2016

We’re Doing Our First Cookbook Giveaway!

From now until Thursday, December 22, visit our blog and submit your favorite recipe with the chance to win a copy of Chef Jodi’s best-selling cookbook, […]